The Origin Story Series
In this series of short articles, our writers talk about the original folk tale and what inspired them to write their drama.

Desperately Seeking Feminist, Flawed, and Fabulous Characters
By Emily Pohl-Weary, Writer of The Witch’s Circle

The Origin of Double Trouble – Video
Marty Chan talks about the journey from oral tradition to audio drama

Heart’s Home: Working with Welsh Folklore

By Jo Walton

About “The Feathered Ogre”
By Daniel Peretti

“The Belt and the Necklace” Introduction
By C.S. MacCath

Meet the Writer Interviews
A series of video interviews where each of our writers talk about their craft and share the experience behind writing their tale.

Meet Emily Pohl-Weary
Pohl-Weary talks about how her teenage experiences inspired The Witch’s Circle.

Meet Marty Chan
Chan talks about wielding weapons of humour and imagination.

Meet Jo Walton
Walton talks about pandemic inspiration and navigating the art of adaptation.

Meet Daniel Peretti
Peretti talks about the realities of being a folklorist today.

Meet C.S. MacCath
MacCath talks about the sanitization of folk tales and the unique source of her story.